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Each year more than 4,000 choose NUI Galway as their University of choice. Find out what life at NUI Galway is all about here.
About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a range of key areas of expertise.
Business & Industry
Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
- Alumni, Friends & Supporters
At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
College of Engineering and Informatics
Welcome to the College of Engineering and Informatics
With a long heritage dating back to 1849, we work to understand the physical and digital world we live in order to create a better and more efficient one for the future. The College provides professionally accredited education across a portfolio of undergraduate degrees, taught masters and doctoral programmes.
Our faculty includes internationally recognized innovators contributing to the advancement of engineering and computing knowledge and the creation of everyday products used by millions of people throughout the world.
Welcome to our web pages, through which we hope you will learn about our research and academic programmes which attract students from across the world.
Driven by Research
The College of Engineering and Informatics has an active programme of research in each of its constituent disciplines. Much of this work has already achieved a degree of scale with the creation of reasonably well-funded research groups and research centres within various disciplines. Some of the College research is now managed as part of larger University-wide institutes.
Members of the College have been significant contributors to the successful development of these institutes and will remain core participants in the future.
National University of Ireland, Galway is consistently ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world, and is especially recognized for engineering, computing and technology. The University’s College of Engineering and Informatics is one of the oldest engineering schools in the world, established in 1849. Today, National University of Ireland Galway is a vibrant international University with over 17,500 students, combining a rich cultural environment with state-of-the-art facilities for learning and research. We have a diverse and international academic community with staff and students coming from over 100 different countries.
Ireland is a global hub for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and medical-technology industries (Med-Tech). It is home to 9 out of 10 leading global ICT and also hosts 17 of the world’s largest 25 Med-Tech multinational businesses. There is a strong concentration of these companies in the Galway region. The city is also a centre for R&D and innovation in marine technologies, water and environmental engineering and product development in marine renewable energy.